Although it was released at a time of "a larger narrative in the U.S. about Ivanka's diplomatic role," it was never our intention to feed into that narrative," an official from the French presidential palace said.
The pair planted the tree on the south lawn of the White House in 2018; it disappeared just days later.
President Donald Trump appeared bored when Macron talked about multilateralism.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will join French President Emmanuel Macron at the Normandy American Cemetery to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Macron's party faces a battle with far-right leader Marine Le Pen in European Parliament elections on Sunday.
"I really believe that it is our duty to turn this catastrophe into a coming together [experience]," the French president said.
President Emmanuel Macron told his ministers that French antiterror troops would be mobilized to face the yellow vest protesters.
"Whoever did this is not worthy of the French Republic and will be punished," French President Emmanuel Macron said.
"I find it shocking that, in such a short time, he has managed to rip apart a relationship that has taken decades to build," said former German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel.
At the same time, the French government assured its population it would never cede the once-disputed Alsace-Lorraine territory to Germany, nor would locals be forced to speak German.
"The retreat from Syria announced by our American friends cannot make us deviate from our strategic objective—eradicating Daesh," the French president said.
The referendum was "manipulated from the exterior by a lot of what we call fake news," the French president said, arguing that "everything and anything was said."
The president has lobbed attacks at the leaders of some of America's closest allies, as well as those of international rivals.
"To be allies is to fight shoulder to shoulder. It's the most important thing for a head of state and head of the military," Macron said.
Officials reportedly fear the possibility of an eruption of anti-government protests marking the eighth anniversary of the 2011 Egyptian revolution in January.
At least 700 high school students have been arrested nationwide.
Although protesters have taken to the streets to demonstrate against fuel taxes, the criticism of President Emmanuel Macron is actually the opposite of what right-wing commentators have claimed.
Police said three people were killed since the protests started more than a week ago.
A government spokesperson said Macron was open to dialogue, but would not change course with regard to his policies.
"Renault has been weakened, which makes it all the more necessary to act quickly," French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Tuesday.
"There are too many powers that wish to thwart us," French President Emmanuel Macron warned in a speech before the German parliament.
"I don't think the French expect me to respond to tweets," the country's president said.
The German chancellor's support of French President Emmanuel Macron's calls for a unified European force came as U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the idea, mocking France's loss to the Nazis in World War II.
Femen leader Inna Shevchenko wrote on Twitter, explaining that the stunt was intended to "denounce the hypocrisy of this November 11th [Armistice Day], which celebrates peace with the greatest dictators, racist, homophobic, sexist and anti-liberty [leaders] of the planet."